The first table below looks at the demand for SQL Server 2008 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Dorset region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft SQL Server 2008
Rank 31 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.87% 1.60% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 2.82% 6.38% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -7.63%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
71 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 30.74% 25.13% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 31 11
Average daily rate £408 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server 2008 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server 2008 across the Dorset region.

SQL Server 2008 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

SQL Server 2008
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Bournemouth - 1 - - 2
SQL Server 2008
South West

SQL Server 2008
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

SQL Server 2008
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQL Server 2008. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware